LA Lakers& rsquo; legend Baylor dies

Los Angeles—Los Angeles Lakers legend Elgin Baylor, widely regarded as one of the greatest players never to win a championship after playing and losing in eight NBA Finals, died on Monday, the franchise announced. He was 86......»»

Category: sportsSource: thestandard thestandardMar 24th, 2021

Davis: Injuries doomed LA Lakers& rsquo; bid to keep crown

Los Angeles—Anthony Davis limped out of the NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers’ season-ending loss to the Phoenix Suns on Thursday, a sight that the star forward and teammate LeBron James said summed up their season......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJun 4th, 2021

James& rsquo; 34-foot trey lifts LA to playoffs

Los Angeles—LeBron James overcame blurred vision Wednesday to score a 34-foot three pointer with under a minute left as the Los Angeles Lakers rallied from a first half deficit to beat the Golden State Warriors 103-100 and reach the main draw of the NBA’s West playoffs......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 21st, 2021

Last-gasp LA Lakers delay Knicks& rsquo; playoff goal

LOS ANGELES—Talen Horton-Tucker drained a clutch three-pointer in the closing seconds of overtime as the Los Angeles Lakers snatched a thrilling 101-99 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMay 13th, 2021

Folayang preparing & lsquo;double-time& rsquo; for Japanese legend Aoki

Former ONE Lightweight World Champion Eduard “Landslide” Folayang believes that he has learned a lot from his loss to Shinya “Tobikan Judan” Aoki, and those lessons will be key when they put a lid on their rivalry this Thursday, April 29. .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 28th, 2021

EU ministers to meet on Navalny& rsquo;s health

BRUSSELS—European Union foreign ministers are set to meet virtually Monday for talks on the health of dissident Alexei Navalny, as the United States warned Moscow of “consequences” if the Kremlin critic dies in prison and tensions soared over a Russian military build-up on Ukraine’s border......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Mitchell-less Jazz fall to Lakers in overtime

Los Angeles—An MRI on Donovan Mitchell’s injured ankle showed no structural damage, giving the Utah Jazz some hope that their leading scorer would not be out for long, US media reported on Saturday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 19th, 2021

Mobile Legends: Bang Bang transforms Pacquiao into a legendary in-game hero skin

World Boxing Legend Manny Pacquiao has become the newest skin for the game’s fighter hero, Paquito. He is so far, the only living person to be immortalized in Mobile Legends: Bang Bang’s collection of hero skins......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 12th, 2021

Baylor Bears dominate Gonzaga to win NCAA title

Los Angeles---The Baylor Bears ended the Gonzaga Bulldogs’ quest for an unbeaten NCAA championship season on Monday, clinching the US college basketball title with a 86-70 victory......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsApr 7th, 2021

Gigo kay Claire: She never liked sleeping alone, but on Monday, she’ll finally get to rest beside my dad…

NGAYON ang huling araw na makakasama ni Gigo de Guzman  ang labi ng kanyang namayapang ina – ang OPM legend na si Claire dela Fuente. Kagabi, April 3, nagbahagi muli ng saloobin sa publiko ang anak ng veteran singer na pumanaw noong March 30 dahil sa cardiac arrest. Nagpositibo rin siya sa COVID-19. Ayon kay […] The post Gigo kay Claire: She never liked sleeping alone, but on Monday, she’ll finally get to rest beside my dad… appeared first on Bandera......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 4th, 2021

James, Lakers top most popular jersey, merchandise list

The National Basketball Association on Tuesday announced that LeBron James and the 2020 NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers secured the top spots on the NBA’s Most Popular Jersey and Team Merchandise lists in the Philippines.  .....»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsMar 17th, 2021

Tiger& rsquo;s crash injuries cast doubt on future

Los Angeles, United States—US golf legend Tiger Woods was recovering in hospital Wednesday (Thursday Philippine time) after surgery for serious leg injuries sustained in a car crash that have raised fears for the 45-year-old’s career......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 25th, 2021

Billionaire Thiele, Lufthansa& rsquo;s biggest investor, dies at 79

Berlin, Germany—German billionaire Heinz Hermann Thiele, the biggest shareholder in Lufthansa airline, died Tuesday aged 79, announced Knorr-Bremse, the company through which he built his fortune......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 24th, 2021

Lawyer: Fil-Am dies after police kneel on his neck

A Filipino-American living in California died three days after he was allegedly physically restrained and choked by police authorities during a mental health emergency, a lawyer for the victim’s family said Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

Butler, Heat beat struggling Lakers in NBA finals rematch

Los Angeles, United States—Jimmy Butler and Kendrick Nunn combined for 51 points as the Miami Heat defeated reigning league champions the Los Angeles Lakers 96-94 on Saturday (Sunday Philippine time), in a rematch of last season’s NBA finals......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 21st, 2021

Televangelist & lsquo;Eli& rsquo; Soriano dies at 73

“Ang Dating Daan” founder and televangelist Eliseo “Bro. Eli” Soriano died at the age of 73, the Members Church of God International said in a statement......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2021

Reminiscing the Black Mamba: Tributes pour a year after Kobe Bryant’s death

Tenement photo from Tenement Visual Artists’ Facebook page Several tributes poured on social media Monday as Filipino fans pay homage to the late NBA legend Kobe Bryant. The Tenement Visual Artists posted photos of their new mural at the Tenement in Taguig City, paying homage to Bryant’s legacy and joyful days before his untimely demise last Jan. 26. The new mural features a much colorful vibe, converting the monochromatic gray scheme from last year’s painting to the Lakers-inspired purple and gold colors. Tenement photo from Tenement Visual Artists’ Facebook page In Valenzuela, 2nd District Rep. Eric Martinez is set to hold a program as well for the “Black Mamba” at the House of Kobe tomorrow, Jan. 26. House of Kobe photo from Rep. Eric Martinez’s Facebook account The ceremony includes a groundbreaking of “Gigi’s Cradle,” unveiling of Black Mamba markers, raising of Lakers’ 17th championship banner, and opening of an art exhibit in Karuhatan, Valenzuela. Local rapper and artist Mike Swift, one of the masterminds from Tenement’s creation last year, announced on Instagram that he will be performing at the House of Kobe before revealing a separate project for the five-time NBA champion at the Oksana Park, also in Valenzuela. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Mike Swift (@iammikeswift) Kobe, along with 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others, perished in a tragic helicopter crash in Calabasas, California last January. The passengers were en route for a basketball game at the Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsJan 25th, 2021

Local James Bond Tony Ferrer dies at 86

Veteran actor Tony Ferrer, dubbed as Philippines’ James Bond, died on Saturday as confirmed by his daughter in a social media post. He was 86......»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 23rd, 2021

French motorcyclist dies after Dakar Rally fall

Paris---French motorcyclist Pierre Cherpin has died from his injuries after a fall during the Dakar Rally, becoming the notoriously perilous race’s first fatality this year, organisers said on Friday......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 15th, 2021

Harden after loss to LA: Situation can& rsquo;t be fixed

Los Angeles---Houston star James Harden’s frustration with the Rockets boiled over Tuesday after the team’s second blowout loss to the NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers in three days......»»

Category: sportsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 13th, 2021

Lakers legend, NBA players tips off hat to Curry after 62-point explosion

      By CARLO ANOLIN Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry proved to all and sundry why he’s arguably the greatest shooter in NBA history. Curry posted a career-high 62 points as the Warriors routed the Portland Trail Blazers, 137-122, Sunday night (Saturday, Manila time). Even Portland’s Damian Lillard could not help but to […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsJan 5th, 2021